Journal Articles Update – June 2012

Selection of articles just received:

Art Business Today, Issue 3, June 2012
Business
– Celebrating success
A focus on the winners of this year’s art and framing awards  pp26-31
– Saving our high streets
A look at Mary Portas’ vision for the future of retail  pp32-37
Art
– I’d rather be in the studio
An extract from Alyson B Stanfield’s inspiring manual for artists  pp38-41
– The art of selling
Two artists explain how they take their work to market  pp42-43
– Being objective
Is it better for artists to sell licences or to make their own products ?  pp44-45
Framing
– The best product launches of 2012
The highlights of this year’s most exciting new products for framers  pp48-51
– A sporting finish
Christy Gallagher explains how she frames sporting memorabilia pp52-55
– Fantastic frames
A look at the elaborate frames on Paul Raymond Gregory’s artwork  pp56-58

Conservation Bulletin, Issue 68, Summer 2012
Special issue; Sporting Heritage
– Editorial: Repositories of Memory
Historic sporting venues can link people to places in a uniquely powerful way – but statutory designation is not necessarily the best way to protect this vital component of our cultural heritage. page 2
– Playing the Game
The legacy of sport matters to people. But which is more important: the hallowed turf or the intangible memories ?  (various articles pp3-18)
– Sustaining Memory
Conserving the significance of sporting places is not just about preservation. It can also be about encapsulating old memories in new uses (various articles pp19-33)
Olympic Legacies
The London Olympics will soon be a memory – so what will they bequeath to the tangible and intangible heritage of the future (various articles pp34-41)

Journal of Paper Conservation (IADA), Vol.13, No.2, 2012
Neri: Colloidal Ingredient in Traditional Japanese Paper Production by Susanne Lorenz, Andreas Rahm, Michael Lorenz  pp8-16
Eight Guidelines on Book Preservation from 1527 ‘How One Should Preserve All Books to Last Eternally’ by Thijs Porck, Henk Porck  pp17-25
Projects
Metamorphosis Figures – Cardboard Trick Puppets: Origin, Development, Preservation, and Experience by Marieluise Nordahl  pp26-33
Rehousing the Tinsel: Print Collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library by Rhea DeStefano, Renate Mesmer, Linda Hohneke  pp33-36
Instructables
Paraprint Washing Using a Silkscreen Frame by Bas van Velzen page37
Materials and Equipment
Monochrome Decorated Papers by Susanne Krause page 38
Degree Works
– Ann Fenech: Lifetime of Colour Photographs in Mixed Archival Collections, (University College London, Centre for Sustainable Heritage) page 39
– Marie Messager: Conservation of a Sample Book – An Album of Embroideries, Laces. And Cut Paper Samples Glued onto a Dark Blue Paper, (L’Institut National du Patrimoine) page 40

Ultrabold, No.11, Spring 2012
Ultrabold’s erratum slip compiled by Simon Loxley  pp2-9
– Is anybody there? The importance of authorship by Steve Watson pp12-19
Objects of admiration by Alan Kitching pp20-22
-‘…an adventure with nothing to lose’: La Neotipia: a printers’ co-operative by Santi Barjau  pp26-30
The life and history of compositors: a new study by Ursula Jeffries page 32

A quick reminder that we supply photocopies of  journal articles, chapters from books, and conference papers, which are held in the Chantry Library collection. (Icon members are entitled to claim 10 free articles each year, so please quote your membership number with your requests). Articles can be provided either as scanned pages, or in hard copy. To request items, just contact  Ros Buck, Librarian at chantrylibrary@icon.org.uk, or  tel: 01865 251303

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